Located in a quiet, residential area in the Shepard Park neighborhood, Holly House is a long-term group home for eight men and women with mental illness who are at great risk of homelessness. Holly House is within easy walking distance to public transportation and stores. Holly House residents receive continuing clinical support services from Woodley House as they integrate into the community, participating in individual day programs, full or part-time jobs and volunteer programs.
Holly House Referral/Application Process
Referrals are accepted from the Department of Behavioral Health, Core Service Agencies, private providers, hospitals and families.
Residents must be enrolled with the DC Department of Behavioral Health, and have a recommendation from their Core Service Agency to apply to Holly House. The Core Service Agency will inform them of any needed documentation that they require.
Becoming a resident includes receiving meals, 24-hour residential staff supervision and support services to enable clients to achieve greater independence.
Please contact Alkita Alhanssary, Holly House Supervisor, for information about how to enter Holly House.